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Overview of Rushaga Gorilla Camp

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4.5 / 5Wonderful
11 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly

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Highlights

Popular LocationNkuringo Visitors Center51 min drive
Popular LocationLake Bunyonyi51 min drive
Popular LocationKabale Regional Referral Hospital104 min drive

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  • Luxury Double or Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Standard Room

    Room amenities

    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
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  • Family Cottage

    Room amenities

    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds
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  • Luxury Room

    Room amenities

    • 130 sq ft
    • Park view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed
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About this area

Africa

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Nkuringo Visitors Center - 51 min drive
  • Lake Bunyonyi - 51 min drive
  • Kabale Golf Club - 103 min drive
  • Kabale Regional Referral Hospital - 104 min drive
  • Kabale University - 105 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • On-site dining venue – Restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

About this property

Rushaga Gorilla Camp

3.5-star lodge, walk to Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and 24-hour room service are available at this lodge. Free continental breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free manager's reception. Other amenities include a meeting room, dry cleaning and laundry facilities. All 20 individually furnished rooms feature 24-hour room service and balconies or patios. Other amenities available to guests include free bottled water, showers and desks.
Rushaga Gorilla Camp offers 20 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to balconies or patios. This individually furnished accommodation includes desks. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 6 AM–9 AM
1 restaurant
1 bar
Free daily reception
24-hour room service

Things to do

Safari

Family friendly

Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Front-desk safe

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

Business services

1 meeting room

Outdoors

Garden
Picnic area
Terrace

More

TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Linens

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Free toiletries
Shower
Towels

Food and drink

Free bottled water

Outdoor space

Balcony or patio

More

Desk
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Laptop-friendly workspace
Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 1 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 9 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - midnight
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements
Meals for children age 5 and younger are not included in Full Board rates.

Pets

Pets stay for free

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding; children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

This property charges the following meal fees for each child age 5 and younger: USD 10 for breakfast per day, USD 10 for lunch per day, and USD 15 for dinner per day.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 300 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Rushaga Gorilla Camp Lodge
Rushaga Gorilla Camp Bugambira
Rushaga Gorilla Camp Lodge Bugambira

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rushaga Gorilla Camp and receive a full refund?
Yes, Rushaga Gorilla Camp offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rushaga Gorilla Camp cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Rushaga Gorilla Camp?
As of 30 May 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Rushaga Gorilla Camp on 14 Jun 2020 start from £162, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this lodge?
Check-in is from 1 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 9 AM.
Does Rushaga Gorilla Camp provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 300 per vehicle, one way, applies.

Guest reviews

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
5
4 - Good
6
3 - Okay
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2 - Mediocre
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1 - Poor
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4.5
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
5.0
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very helpful stuff. Very happy place.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Excellent Experience with Excellent Staff!

Rushaga is in a very isolated part of Uganda, far from any major town of city. Keeping this in mind, the stay was absolutely fantastic. For the limited food supplies they should receive, the meals was well prepared and well presented. The staff is very friendly and always willing to assist. Elizabeth is absolutely fantastic and nothing is to great a ask for her. Only negative. Before dinner, entertainment is arranged in the form of either the Batwa Pygmis, so some school or orphanage that sings and dances. The negative is that these groups, after performing, asks for donations and they just stand there, looking at you, making you feel guilty. I did not have cash on hand on one of the occasions and felt embarrassed because they just kept staring. I appreciate the performance, but a heads-up would have been nice that the groups will ask for financial contribution/donations. Back to the positives. It was my wife's birthday and Rushaga (with Elizabeth at the helm) went out of their way to make her day special. They made the room up with decorations and balloons, at dinner they sang for her in their traditional way and baked a cake for the occasion. Thank you Rushaga!!

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice lodge

Friendly people great Views and good cottages. Make sure you check what you get and paid for. There is big differences.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great location & stay near Bwindi

Rushaga gorilla camp was a wonderful two night stay and very convenient to the gorilla trecking at Rushaga gate. The food was all good, the staff was friendly, and the rooms were comfortable and quaint. The only negatives were that the staff, on more than one occasion, offered to do something and then later told me the cost. That is bad customer service- it's not that the costs were too high- but that there was no expectation of having to pay. For example- one of the staff offered gloves for me to use on the trek- that ended up being almost $10 to rent the gloves that I only found out upon check-out. Someone also stopped by my room to offer to clean my shoes. Again, I said that I could do it but the staff member insisted- again, there was a cost associated with that. I encourage you to let your staff know that this is not good practice and that people will be more than willing to pay but they need to know up front.

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2018